"All Children Are Gifted" another load of crap shoveled by the Left.

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    All children are NOT gifted. Sorry Mom and Dad but the majority of kids are average, and capable of achievement only if they apply themselves. That's just the way it is, but for some reason over the Left pushes this nonsense that all children are gifted, and it is up to the teachers to unlock their gifts. And if they don't I suppose it's the failure of the teacher, the school, the government or Donald Trump or Russia or who knows. Anything but admitting your kid is just part of that wide swath of average intelligence and limited talent. The problem is if you do not face that reality, you are setting your child up for colossal failure in adult life. The earlier you recognize your kid is not the next Elon Musk the earlier you can put him or her on a different track where they can be successful.
     
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    Conservatives, please listen to this guy. We’re going to need your kids to replace the work of all the illegal immigrants you want out of here.
     
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    Average kids are the result of below average parents holding them back with just this type of loser thinking.
     
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    Ever heard of work visas?
     
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    As a police officer, I deal with a lot of kids.

    They all have gifts, but most are gifts they should have returned for store credit.
     
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    Look around at your fellow Americans and tell me he's wrong
     
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    No, below average kids are a result of mum getting a pregnancy discount at the liquor store.
     
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    Nonsense. 'All children are gifted' is akin to claiming all children have athletic skills. Kids are different with vastly different levels of ability. I believe it is being pushed mainly to keep the pipeline to colleges filled with applicants, whether or not they are qualified.
     
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    Only an idiot would think saying all kids are gifted means they all have the exact same specific skill sets. All kids are gifted specifically because they each bring some specific gift to the table. For instance my 4 girls are all gifted but their strengths lie in different areas. All are highly intelligent but that intelligence manifests itself in different ways.
     
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    Well that’s just because of the government’s chem trails
     
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